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There’s an Android smartphone maker and an impressive phone on the list for you.
Alcatel-Lucent is a French tech firm doing some creative thinking about how to make smartphones better. And there’s no better illustration of that than the Alcatel OneTouch Idol 3 Android, an “orientation-free” phone that can take calls even when held upside-down. Engadget explains that the phone, which is available in a 4.7-inch version and a 5.5-inch model, features a symmetrical design with a speaker and a microphone at each end of the phone (which, conveniently, also enables you to use the two front-facing speakers in stereo mode when watching videos or listening to music). Alcatel OneTouch global design director C.W. Park said that his team focused on a specific pain point when designing the phone: how clumsy it is to pick up your phone from your pocket or bag and orient it the right way when your hands are already occupied.
Asus is a Taiwanese hardware manufacturer that you may already know for its PCs, but most shoppers aren’t aware that it also offers some excellent smartphones. Take as an example the ZenFone 2, which CNET reports delivers smooth performance, a clean and feature-rich user interface, and even an impressive low-light camera, which is still a fairly unusual benefit. Its 3,000mAh battery can go from dead to a 60% charge in in 39 minutes thanks to a fast charging system, according to The Verge.This is not a Paywall, but Newslex Point's journalism consumes a lot of time, hard-work and money. That's why we're kindly requesting you to support us in anyway they can, for as little as $1 or more, you can support us .
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